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Candidates file for August primary

Voters on Tuesday, August 2, will determine a number of primary contest races, the winners of which will advance to the November general election.


In a primary election voters are asked to vote either in the Republican or Democratic races to determine in contested contests who will represent a political party come November.


Below are the candidates who filed for office by the Tuesday, April 19, deadline.


U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

(Two-year terms)


11th District: Birmingham, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Waterford, West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Commerce, Wixom, White Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington, Farmington Hills, part of Novi, Troy, Oak Park, Clawson, Berkley, Madison Heights.


Democrat: Andy Levin, Bloomfield Hills; Haley Stevens, Waterford Township.

Republican: Mark Ambrose, Bloomfield Hills; Mathew DenOtter, Waterford Township, Gabi Grossbard, Southfield


MICHIGAN STATE SENATE

(Four-year terms)


7th District: Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Lake Angelus, part of Waterford, Franklin, Lathrup Village, Beverly Hills, Southfield, part of Wayne County.


Democrat: Ryan Foster, Southfield; Vernon R. Molnar, Pontiac; Jeremy Moss, Southfield.

Republican: Corinne Khederian, Bloomfield Hills


8th District: Birmingham, Royal Oak, Clawson, Berkley, Huntington Woods,

Pleasant Ridge, Ferndale, Oak Park, part of Detroit.


Democrat: Marshall Bullock II, Detroit; Mallory McMorrow, Royal Oak.

Republican: Brandon Ronald Simpson, Detroit.


MICHIGAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

(Two-year term)


5th District: Part of Birmingham, part of Bloomfield Township, Oak Park, Clawson, Berkley, part of Royal Oak, Ferndale, part of Detroit.


Democrat:Reggie Reg Davis, Detroit; Steele P. Hughes, Detroit; Ksenia Milstein, Oak Park; Natalie Price, Berkley; Michelle Wooddell, Southfield.

Republican: Keith Albertie, Birmingham; Luke Joseph, Bloomfield Township; Paul Taros, Birmingham.



19th District: Part of Birmingham, part of Bloomfield Township, Franklin, Beverly Hills, part of Farmington Hills, part of Southfield.


Democrat: Samantha Steckloff, Farmington Hills.

Republican: Anthony Paesano, Bloomfield Township.


20th District: Part of Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake, Sylvan Lake, Keego Harbor, part of Commerce Township.


Democrat: Noah Arbit, West Bloomfield; Kean Ferguson, West Bloomfield; James Sklar, West Bloomfield.

Republican: Albert Mansour, West Bloomfiel; Diana Theresa Mohyl, West Bloomfield.


54th District: Part of Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Auburn Hills, Orion Township.


Democrat: Stephanie Fakih, Bloomfield Township; Gary Gerson, Bloomfield Township; Shadia Martini, Bloomfield Hills.

Republican: Sandy Kiesel, Lake Orion; Donni Steele, Lake Orion; Ken Trafton, Lake Orion.


56th District: Part of Birmingham, part of Bloomfield Township, most of Troy, Clawson, part of Royal Oak.


Democrat: Sharon MacDonell, Troy; Cyndi Peltonen, Clawson.

Republican: Mark Gunn, Troy.


OAKLAND COUNTY COMMISSION

(Two-year term)


1st District: Part of Birmingham, part of Troy, part of Royal Oak.


Democrat: Dave Woodward, Royal Oak.

Republican: Chris Meister, Royal Oak.


9th District: Part of Bloomfield Township, part of Pontiac.


Democrat: Mark E. Holland, Pontiac; Angela Powell, Pontiac.

Republican: Glysta Nuculaj, Pontiac.


11th District: Part of Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, West Bloomfield, Orchard Lake.


Democrat: Marcia Gershenson, Bloomfield Township.

Republican: S. Dave Sullivan, Orchard Lake.


18th District: Part of Bloomfield Township, Franklin, Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, part of Southfield.


Democrat: Janey Jackson, Southfield.

Republican: Kat Phillips, Franklin.


19th District: Most of Birmingham, part of Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, Ferndale.


Democrat: Charlie Cavell, Ferndale.

Republican: Joseph C. Pucci, Huntington Woods.

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